Established since the beginning of the 20th century,
SanVa Hostel has long been a landmark situated right
on the historic Rua da Felicidade, one of the eight
Classified Architecture Groups in Macao. Being the existing
oldest guesthouse in Macau, SanVa Hostel wins innumerable hearts from all over the
world. It is a good-valued budget guesthouse being introduced
magazines and media. This charming
guesthouse is also a filming ground
for awards winning movies, a shooting background for
exquisite fashion magazines
and a source of inspiration for travel documentaries.
SanVa Hostel is a simple yet elegant tavern
and has been in business for over 80 years. The
site was originally a private club house built in 1870's, nearly 140 years ago, and was transformed into a
guesthouse in 1930's to meet the increasing
accommodation demand of merchants and
workers from the mainland during the period of the war.
The traditional Southern Chinese architectural style of both the exterior
and interior of the building is largely preserved.
This four-story, hundred-year old heritage is marked
legitimately as a historic site along with the street
Rue da Felicidade in front of the guesthouse. It perfectly blends modern
the old grandeur of a superb historic
town. You can vividly
reminisce the liveliness of Macau of the 30's,
or the lavish life style of former times tycoon, or when man-power carts were still all over
the street, or when water-pipe smoking and cricket fighting were
amongst the most popular
SanVa Hostel is highly recommended
by renowned travel guides as a great worth for
So, stay with us. You are guaranteed an
experience in Macau!